Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

Updated May 15, 2018 17:28:38 Related Story: Cambodia’s last independent newspaper sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor Related Story: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over interference A Vietnamese state-linked hacking group has used a Cambodian newspaper website to attack a local human rights organisation, according to …

Family Planning NSW targeted by hackers, data of 8,000 people at risk

Family Planning NSW targeted by hackers, data of 8,000 people at risk

Posted May 14, 2018 12:49:05 Photo: The hackers demanded a bitcoin ransom on Anzac Day. (Unsplash.com: Luis Llerena, CC-0) People who have booked abortions and sought information about contraception could have had their personal information stolen, after a major data breach at Family Planning NSW (FPNSW). Up to 8,000 clients …

Healthcare data a growing target for hackers, cybersecurity experts warn – Science News

Healthcare data a growing target for hackers, cybersecurity experts warn – Science News

In 2016 a Californian hospital desperately paid $US17,000 in bitcoin as ransom to a hacker who had seized control of its computer systems. But in making the payment, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre unwittingly helped make the healthcare sector a growing target for hackers, says a leading cybersecurity expert. “They …

Russian hackers accused of attacking power grid but nuclear plants not compromised, US says

Russian hackers accused of attacking power grid but nuclear plants not compromised, US says

Updated March 17, 2018 12:00:12 Video: White House condemns Russian hacking (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Listen to us now’: Putin boasts of Russia’s unstoppable nuclear weapons A Russian Government hacking operation aimed at the US power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation’s commercial nuclear power plants, …